The Driskill ★★★★

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Check-in: Feb 21, 2016 Check-out: Feb 22, 2016
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Fascinating history, a grand facade and luxurious interiors combine for a remarkable experience that draws business and leisure travelers to Austin's elegant Driskill Hotel. Since its original construction in 1886, this property has entertained cattle barons and visiting families with the same sterling level of premium service. The hotel's restored glory first greets you in the opulent columned lobby where marble floors reflect the brilliance of classic decor crowned by a magnificent stained-glass dome. It's no wonder that The Driskill Austin is a proudly standing member of Historic Hotels of America. Industry accolades and awards include recognition from Conde Nast Traveler, Forbes Travel Guide and Zagat.


Key facts

Fine dining belongs on your menu, and the hotel's Driskill Grill accommodates with dishes specializing in locally sourced ingredients and Hill Country cuisine. The Driskill Bar entertains with an eclectic variety of live music while a gracious staff accommodates special events from family weddings to corporate galas. Enjoy the convenience of downtown Austin right outside your front door. This unique property is located in the heart of the business and entertainment district just five blocks south of the State Capitol building. Get comfortable in custom-furnished guest rooms, indulge in 24-hour room service and stay pampered at the on-site fitness center and massage studio. Whatever the reason for your visit, The Driskill Austin always extends a cordial invitation.


1886 Cafe and Bakery
The cafe at the busy corner of Sixth and Brazos streets remains the social gathering place for locals and out-of-town guests alike looking for delicious, regional American foods that combine time-honored Texas comfort foods and contemporary fare with the innovative flair of the talented chefs. Austin's f
Driskill Grill
Repeatedly ranked the number one restaurant in Austin, the four-diamond Driskill Grill invites diners to feast on an ever-changing array of innovative and impeccably prepared fare in the most elegant of surroundings. Repeatedly ranked the number one restaurant in Austin, the four-diamond Driskill Grill i
Driskill Bar
Providing ample opportunities for convivial conversation, The Driskill Bar offers a unique collection of quiet nooks, intimate seating areas, private groupings of period furnishings and generous spaces. Patrons enjoy a relaxed atmosphere of overstuffed leather sofas, bracing spirits, fine wines and good

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  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • Air conditioned
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Pet friendly
  • Elevators
  • 24 hour security
  • FEMA approved


  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center or spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Exercise gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Golf
  • Jogging track
  • Tennis
  • Boating


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee maker in room
  • Lounge
  • 24 hour room service
  • Room service
  • Family plan


  • 24 hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Maid service
  • Laundry service
  • Express check in
  • Express checkout
  • Childcare Service
  • Concierge desk
  • Laundry/Valet services
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Nursery for children
  • Security
  • Wake-up service
  • Airline desk
  • In-Room Safe
  • Tour desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Barber shop
  • Barber/Beauty shop
  • Porters
  • Conference facilities
  • Copy service
  • Currency exchange
  • Overhead projector
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Projector
  • White board
  • Conference suite
  • Computer rental
  • Easel


  • High-speed internet


  • Parking
  • Indoor parking
  • Valet parking


  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible rooms
  • Accessible parking


  • Television with cable
  • Radio
  • Safe
  • Phone with speaker
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Desk with lamp
  • Mini bar
  • Free newspaper
  • Heated guest rooms
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Outlet adapters
  • Fire alarm with light
  • Turndown service
  • Cribs available
  • In room movies
  • Temperature control
  • Electronic door locks
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinklers in rooms
  • Bath tub

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Nearby points of interest

6th Street Entertainment District 0.1 mi
O. Henry Home and Museum 0.2 mi
St. Marys Cathedral 0.3 mi
Austin City Limits Live 0.3 mi
Austin's Children Museum 0.3 mi
Austin Convention Center 0.3 mi
Texas State Capitol 0.5 mi
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum 0.8 mi
Frank Erwin Center 0.9 mi
The Blanton Museum of Art 0.9 mi
Zach Theater 1.1 mi
Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium 1.2 mi
University of Texas at Austin 1.3 mi
Texas Memorial Museum 1.4 mi
LBJ Presidential Library 1.4 mi
Umlauf Sculpture Garden 1.5 mi
Zilker Metropolitan Park 1.7 mi
Barton Springs Pool 1.8 mi
Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail 1.8 mi
Zilker Botanical Garden 1.8 mi
Town Lake 2 mi
Austin Nature and Science Center 2 mi
Elisabet Ney Museum 2.8 mi
One World Theater 3.2 mi
Texas Military Forces Museum 3.3 mi
Mayfield Park Cottage 3.5 mi
Mount Bonnell 4.3 mi
McKinney Falls State Park 6.2 mi
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 9.7 mi
Circuit of the Americas 11.1 mi
Austin Zoo 11.7 mi
Westcave Preserve 24.4 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 21, 2016 Check-out: Feb 22, 2016